Disputing a VT Parking Ticket (Virginia Tech)
Parking ticket fines are costly, but avoidable. This article will explain all you need to know about parking rules at Virginia Tech and how you can fight a ticket if you get one! It will also introduce you to DoNotPay, a robot lawyer that can help you beat any parking ticket in seconds using artificial intelligence!
Parking Citation Penalties in Virginia Tech
There are a number of traffic violations you can commit on the campus of Virginia Tech that will lead to a parking ticket and a fine to pay. The following table shows the parking penalty schedule enforced at Virginia Tech and the fines associated with each violation:
|Parking Violation||Citation Fine|
|Bicycle Impound Fee||$30|
|Parking in an Unauthorized Area||$40|
|Parking on a yellow line or curb||$40|
|Parking in a no parking zone||$40|
|Parking in a roadway||$40|
|Parking in an ‘other or service vehicle only’ are||$40|
|Parking on a fire lane||$70|
|Parking on a bus lane||$70|
|Parking on an air intake lane||$70|
|Parking in a handicap zone||$175|
|Unauthorized use of permit||$175|
|Parking on a turf||$75|
|Parked in hash marks||$40|
|Tow relocation fee||$100|
All citations must be either paid or appealed within 10 calendar days of their issuance, failing to pay a citation or formally appeal negates any right to further address the citation.
It is important to note that Virginia Tech does not recognize paying a ticket as an admission of guilt. If you appeal the ticket and it is reviewed and overturned, then you will be mailed a refund. However, many argue that paying a parking violation assumes liability which would make the process of appealing more difficult. Therefore, it is preferred that you leave your ticket unpaid, and dispute it within 10 calendar days of its issuance.
Virginia Tech Parking Portal
Virginia Tech has a parking portal that allows people to make purchases in the parking system and manage your parking account. Through the parking portal, you can purchase a parking permit and select a device that you can access the parking portal through. You can also manage your citations and pay your tickets through the portal.
Virginia Tech Parking and Transportation is located on 505 Beamer Way Blacksburg, VA 24061-0540 USA, Mail Code 0540. Contact Virginia Tech parking services through the phone by calling (540) 231-3200, or email them at email@example.com or on social media such as Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
How You Can Pay a Parking Ticket in Virginia Tech
|Pay online||Pay online here|
|Pay through the mail||Mail your citation and payment through the United States Postal Service (UPS) to this address:
Note that: you should not mail cash!
|Pay in person||You can pay in person at 505 Beamer Way
Deposit your citation and payment in a lock box outside of parking services.
- Visa or MasterCard
- Check (made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia Tech)
- Cash (not through the mail)
- Hokie Passport
Do Parking Tickets Go On My Record?
Parking tickets do not go on your permanent record. As long as you pay the bill or dispute the ticket in a timely manner, then a parking ticket cannot affect your driving privileges. However, if you leave a large sum of your parking fines unpaid for an extended period of time, and you have your license suspended or if you cannot renew your registration, then that will go on your permanent record.
Virginia Tech Parking Tickets are Easy to Beat!
DoNotPay helps people dispute parking tickets in seconds without the need for a human representative. DoNotPay has helped over 300,000 people successfully contest their parking tickets and overturned $4 million in fines. Don’t believe us? Check out these articles by Business Insider and BBC about the success of the application! You can contest any parking ticket for free and in seconds if you follow these five procedures:
- Go to DoNotPay and log-in. Select the Parking Tickets card to proceed.
- A series of questions will then appear. Answer them so that DoNotPay has all the information needed to check the laws of the state and evaluate the strength of your argument. These questions may include what type of citation you received, and where you received it.
- DoNotPay will automatically generate a letter for you in accordance with the laws and regulations of Virginia state.
- You may have the option of having DoNotPay send the application to the appropriate party on your behalf.
- Wait two weeks, and you should receive a letter that will inform you whether or not you were successful in disputing your ticket!
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